Knitvent 2022: The Oddments Cowl

Remnants, fragments, oddments. Having leftovers at all, of anything, is a beautiful thing. A sign of abundance. A kind of decadence. And when you can use up those leftovers in the creation of something new, it’s a wonderful feeling.

Here’s a snuggly cowl to make the most of the oddments in your stash

Meet The Oddments Cowl – the second pattern from Knitvent 2022

The Oddments Cowl is a lovely, cosy accessory to enjoy as the weather starts to turn. When you need something soft to snuggle into, it’s a great piece to layer under a coat or a jacket. This is one of those projects that looks impressive and complex, but is deceptively simple to knit. It’s also a very potato-chippy pattern, with wide, colourful stripes of easy-to-memorise lace.

I’ve designed this cowl to use up leftovers, but I can see it being stunning in a candy stripe of two or three colourways, a gradient, or even a single lovely shade, to show off the lace. Use as many colours and repeats as you like to make it your own.

I hope you have a lot of fun knitting this cowl, and looking forward to next week, when we’ll have TWO new scrappy secret patterns to unveil!

And as always, it’s never too late to join in the fun. The chat threads are full of fun and inspiration in the Ravelry group, and the #knitvent2022 tag on Instagram is also a great source of joy!

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